Elizabeth Pantley

Parenting educator and mother of four, Elizabeth Pantley is the author of twelve popular parenting books, including the best-selling No-Cry Solution series, and the international bestseller, The No-Cry Sleep Solution. Her books, on topics such as sleep, discipline, picky eating, separation anxiety and potty-training have been read by well over two million people in English, and have been translated into 27 different languages.

Toddler Sleep

What to do when your toddler needs a nap but won’t take one

Here are some typical reasons your toddler won't nap—and suggestions to solve each problem.

Baby Health

Colic 101: What it is & what you can do to make it better

The most important thing to know: It's not your fault. Any baby can have colic.


How to keep your kids on their regular nap & sleep cycle when you go away on a trip

Preparation is so important when it comes to getting your child to nap in an unfamiliar place.

Toddler Milestones

3 easy plans to transition from crib to bed—and how to make it permanent

2. The one-step-at-a-time switcheroo.


14 conflict-free ways to handle unwanted parenting advice

Regardless of the advice, it is your baby, and in the end, you will raise your child the way that you think best


7 positive ways to guide a child who keeps interrupting you

3. Don't immediately answer the question.


11 expert ways to help your firstborn adjust to the new baby

How to help them feel included and set the stage for a healthy sibling relationship.

Children's Health

Does your child have separation anxiety? How to know

This stage, like so many others in childhood, will pass.

Child Sleep

8 expert ways to help any child get better sleep

3. Set your child’s biological clock


The volcano effect: Why skipping a nap results in a meltdown

Naps build up a reservoir of sleep-related benefits, allowing kids a ‘fresh start’ after each sleep period.